Rescued from a deadly assault on their headquarters, Rune Balot finds temporary shelter in “Paradise” - a high-tech laboratory where the Scramble 09 protocol originated. While the severely injured Oeufcoque regenerates in a healing vat, Rune struggles with her equally injured psyche. As the search for Shell’s hidden memories continues, Rune struggles to bring the man that murdered her to justice in the second combustible volume of Mardock Scramble!
Source: Sentai Filmworks
Well if nothing else, at least these short OVAs break up the 50 episodes of Golgo and 100 of Kenshin I'm working on. Story - 5/10 While Rune and Ouefcoque heal their wounds in a place known as paradise, we are given a more in-depth look at the Scramble program and those who created it. While interesting, this drags on for an extended period of time and upon it's ending it seems it was only there for the... read more
What I Liked: Just as beautifully animated as the first. The set design for Paradise and Eggnog Blue. Great soundtrack. The character designs. The costume designs for the casino portion. Bell Wing.
What I Didn't: The middle third felt slow. The effects in the poker and the roulette scenes seemed over-the-top and dated. The constant egg references are starting to get stale. The abrupt ending... read more
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